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The Game Awards 2019: All you need to know about the event

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Modified 21 Dec 2019, 01:08 IST

The Game Awards 2019
The Game Awards 2019

The Game Awards is returning with its sixth edition. The event known for honouring the best games of the year will be hosted on the 12th of December, 2019. Apart from awarding games, the event also features the premiere of new games. Fans can vote for 29 categories which include their favourite Esports event, teams, games, players and much more. Here's what you need to know.


How to vote

You can vote through The Game Awards' website where you're required to sign in through your Facebook or Twitter account. 

The voting can also happen through Google by searching 'TGA vote' or simply click here. But for this, you need to have your Google Account logged in. 

Lastly, you can even vote through TGA's Twitter directly (twitter account is required). Follow this tweet to proceed: 


Where to watch

The show airs live on 12th December at 5:30 PM PT. So, you can catch the event live on 13th December at 7:00 a.m. IST in the platforms given below


Indian Broadcasters for The Game Awards 2019
Indian Broadcasters for The Game Awards 2019

If you reside outside then follow this page and find out

Below is the complete list of categories and their nominees you can vote for. So let's have a look:

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Game Of The Year

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Due Twice
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 
  • The Outer Worlds

Action Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Astral Chain
  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Gears 5
  • Metro Exodus

Action/Adventure Game

  • Borderlands 3
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening 
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Art Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gris
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Audio Design

  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gears 5
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Density 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Seige

Content Creator Of The Year

  • Jack 'Courage' Dunlop
  • Benjamin 'Dr. Lupo' Lupo
  • Soleil 'Ewok' Wheeler
  • David 'Grefg' Martinez
  • Michael 'Shroud' Grzesiek

Esports Coach

  • Eric 'Adren' Hoag (Team Liquid, CS: GO)
  • Nu-Ri 'Cain' Jang (Team Liquid, LOL)
  • Fabian 'Grabbz' Lohmann (G2 Esports, LOL)
  • Kim 'Kkoma' Jeong-Gyun (SK Telecom TI, LOL)
  • Titouan 'Shokshka' Merloz (OG, DOTA 2)
  • Danny 'Zonic' Sorensen (Astralis, CS: GO)

Esports Event

  • 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • EVO 2019
  • Fortnite World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • League Of Legends World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Esports Game Of The Year

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA2
  • Fortnite 
  • League Of Legends
  • Overwatch

Esports Host

  • Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere
  • Alex "Machine" Richardson
  • Paul "Redeye" Chaloner
  • Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez
  • Duan "Candice" Yu-Shuang

Esports Player

  • Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf (Sentinels, Fortnite)
  • Lee 'Faker' Sang-Hyeok (SK Telecom, LOL)
  • Luka 'Perkz' Perkovic (G2 Esports, LOL)
  • Oleksandr 'S1mple' Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, CS: GO)
  • Jay 'Sinatraa' Won (SF Shock, Overwatch)

Esports Team

  • Astralis (CS: GO)
  • G2 Esports (LOL)
  • OG (DOTA2)
  • San Francisco Shock (OWL)
  • Team Liquid(CS: GO)

Family Game

  • Luigi's Mansion 3
  • Ring Fit Adventure
  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Yoshi's Crafted World

Fighting Game

  • Dead Or Alive 6
  • Jump Force
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Samurai Showdown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fresh Indie Game

  • ZA/UM
  • Nomada Studio
  • Deadtoast Entertainment
  • Mobius Digital
  • Mega Crit
  • House House

Game Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Outer Wilds

Games For Impact

  • Concrete Genie
  • Gris
  • Kind Words
  • Life Is Strange 2
  • Sea Of Solitude

Independent Game

  • Baba Is You
  • Disco Elysium
  • Katana Zero
  • Outer Wilds
  • Untitled Goose Game

Mobile Game

  • Call Of Duty: Mobile
  • Grindstone
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sky: Children Of The Light
  • What The Golf

Multiplayer Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Borderlands 3
  • Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Tetris 99
  • Tom Clancy's The Division 2

Narrative 

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • The Outer Worlds

Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Seige

Performance

  • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcome (The Outer Worlds)
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden (Control)
  • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz (Gears 5)
  • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff (Death Stranding)
  • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling (Control)
  • Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges (Death Stranding)

Role-Playing Game

  • Disco Elysium
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
  • The Outer Worlds

Score & Music

  • Cadence Of Hyrule
  • Death Stranding
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts

Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
  • Dirty Rally 2.0
  • Efootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
  • F1 2019
  • Fifa 2020

Strategy Game

  • Age Of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Anno 1800
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Tropico 6
  • Wargroove

VR/AR Game

  • Asgard's Wrath
  • Blood And Truth
  • Beat Saber
  • No Man's Sky
  • Trover Saves The Universe

The viewership of TGA 2018 was 26.2 million (more than twice of TGA 2017's 11.6 million). And with the gaming industry growing every year, the number can be expected to increase this year.

So, Who takes the best game award? Who becomes the content creator of the year? Which team becomes the best this year? All these questions will be answered on 12th December 2019 and don't forget to support your favourites.

Published 26 Nov 2019, 13:05 IST
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